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Bitter Springs (1950)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama | 1951 (USA)
Tommy Trinder is called in to smooth things out when Wally King encroaches upon Aboriginal Tribal ground.

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Tommy Trinder is called in to smooth things out when Wally King encroaches upon Aboriginal Tribal ground.

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ealings Australian western
7 March 2009 | by (london) – See all my reviews

Ealing Studios had a flirtation with Australia just after the war.This clearly was their attempt to do a western.The sheep drive with hostile aborigines is virtually identical to many cattle drives with warring Apaches.As usual there are the usual disparate characters.The old reliable Chips Rafferty and the soon to be Doctor in EW10,Charles Tingwall.However when it comes to Tommy Trinder one starts to scratch ones head.One can only assume that Ealing tried to build him in to their substitute for George Formby.The one consistent note of all his Ealing performances is that he was no actor.The outback is well photographed and the scenes with the aborigines are quite interesting as we do learn a little about their culture.


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